Sorting Systems News

  • Start-up of the 500th BRT HARTNER Bag Opener

    Ibbenbüren / Herten. The sorting plant of AGR-DAR in Herten processes, sorts and assembles light weight packaging material for recycling. This procedure starts with the BO Bag Opener from BRT HARTNER: the BO with integrated feed hopper is filled by wheel loader with the bags stored in the reception hall. The incorporated moving floor conveyor with a new, modified drive pushes the material to ...


    By Eggersmann GmbH

  • The Recycling Technik in Dortmund is starting tomorrow

    “For the fourth time, international and national providers of recycling solutions will come together with decision makers. The trade show’s main focus is all about machinery and technical components for recycling and environmentally responsible disposal: from balers and shredding machines, sorting systems and crushers, to sieving and separating machines, through to conveyor systems ...

  • TOMRA celebrates its 45th anniversary following record revenue year

    Since its founding on April 1, 1972, TOMRA has progressed from being a pioneer in automated recycling technology to a company today offering a diverse range of sensor-based solutions that are helping to lead a cross-industry revolution toward resource sustainability.  ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • How TOMRA is helping to develop the Circular Economy

    TOMRA is very much looking forward to attending the PRS Plastics Recycling Show Europe, a Pan-European exhibition and conference for plastics recycling professionals. This key industry event, which has received strong support from the plastics recycling sector, will take place at RAI Amsterdam in The Netherlands on 29-30 March, 2017. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Sorting is sharing its application expertise at Arabplast 2017

    Global sensor-based waste sorting systems manufacturer TOMRA Sorting is very pleased to be attending Arabplast 2017, taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, United Arab Emirates, from 8 January to 10 January 2017. Arabplast is the region’s foremost trade show for the plastics, petrochemical and rubber industries, and TOMRA Sorting will be showcasing a range of top-selling sorting ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA´s X-TRACT recognized with the German Design Awards 2017

    Launched in a new format in spring this year, the X-TRACT, TOMRA´s X-Ray transmission system, has been awarded a «Special Mention», by the German Design Awards 2017 in the category «industry». According to the jury, the X-TRACT reflects the high performance and efficiency of the sorting system in its techno-functional ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Nordson Supplies Izico with Freedom Tankless Adhesive System

    The spring roll producer Izico, in Katwijk, changed over at the beginning of this year to the tankless adhesive systems from Nordson Benelux. The new Freedom hot melt system reduces their adhesive consumption by around sixty percent. Furthermore, it requires less maintenance and is ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Tomra France celebrates 10 years of recycling solutions for the French market at Pollutec

    On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, TOMRA France will present its latest innovations in automation solutions for optimizing recycling performance at the Pollutec Show, from November 29 to December 2, 2016 at Lyon Eurexpo. TOMRA Sorting Recycling will feature proven solutions for sorting black polymers and black objects from packaging. Recycling targets set by the EU have become ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling will feature AUTOSORT FLAKE’s enhanced flexibility at K-Show 2016

    TOMRA Sorting is ready to attend K 2016: The World’s No. I Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber! where it will demonstrate the AUTOSORT FLAKE’s newly enhanced next-generation sensor technology. Attended by the world’s broadest spectrum of international trade visitors and decision-makers, this major exhibition is one of the industry’s largest events and takes place in ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Norwegian prime minister praises TOMRA Sorting Solutions’ €10m manufacturing facility in Senec, Slovakia

    Norway’s Prime Minister, Erna Solberg, has expressed her admiration for TOMRA Sorting Solutions’ purpose-built 12,600 sq m state-of-the art manufacturing and distribution facility after visiting it at the Prologis Park Bratislava in Senec, Slovakia. The Prime Minister was accompanied at the facility by the Ambassador of the Slovakian Embassy in Norway, František ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling Wins China`s Prestigious Ringier Technology Innovation Award for the AUTOSORT FLAKE

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling has been declared a winner in the ´2016 Ringier Technology Innovation Awards – Plastics Industry´. New to the 2016 awards was the category for Recycling Machinery, which TOMRA Sorting Recycling won for their highly innovative AUTOSORT FLAKE sorting system that had been launched and introduced to the market in China in 2015. The award was ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • REDWAVE showcases new XRF Sorting Machine at IFAT 2016 New sorting possibilities for the Recycling Industry

    REDWAVE will be located in Hall C1 at stand 226 at the IFAT in Munich (Germany) from May 30 to June 3. You will see different live sorting demonstrations with the innovative REDWAVE XRF sorting machine at our stand: Mixed heavy metals: separation of pure fractions (eg: copper, zinc, stainless steel) Mixed plastics: separation of brominated plastics Mixed glass: ...

  • The most efficient plastic sorting system › Bollegraaf Recycling Solutions

    The Appingedam-based company Bollegraaf Recycling Solutions and Daly Plastics, located in Zutphen, have completed the installation of the most efficient and professional industrial plastic sorting system in the Netherlands. The two companies pooled their expertise to create an innovative, modular and fully automatic recycling system. The capacity targets set for the system were exceeded by more ...

  • Environmental performance of construction and demolition waste management

    The EU Waste Framework Directive1 aims to recycle or recover materially 70% of non-hazardous construction and demolition waste by 2020. This study evaluated the performance of the Finnish waste management system against this target. The results showed that the system generates environmental benefits and is profitable, but has not reached the 70% target. The researchers suggest ways the tar Europe ...


    By European Commission

  • TOMRA Sorting Solutions wins international design award for its common user interface

    TOMRA’s Common User Interface (CUI), designed by TOMRA Sorting Solutions (TOMRA) and Design Partners, received this year´s International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) at a gala ceremony in Seattle, US, on the 22ndAugust. The IDEA is one of the world’s most prestigious design competitions, already in its 35th year and is organized by the Industrial Designers ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling launches new customer care initiative

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling has launched a new integrated range of support services to deliver enhanced commercial benefits to its customers. Called TOMRA Care, the company now provides a comprehensive package of services. Developed following a strategic review of TOMRA Sorting  existing customer care support services, TOMRA Care has 28 component elements covering the areas process consulting, ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling forges ahead with metal specialist appointments

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling is aiming to further expand its presence within the global metal recycling industry following the announcement of two specialist appointments.  The global pioneer in sensor-based sorting systems has promoted Brian Gist to the newly created position of Sales Director, Metal whilst his colleague, Frank van de Winkel, has been appointed Business ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Sorting Solutions opens Moscow Office

    TOMRA Sorting Solutions has further expanded its international presence by creating a subsidiary company in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and establishing a Moscow office. A leader in sensor-based sorting systems, the company staged the official opening of its newest location to coincide with WasteTech 2015. Held in the Russian capital May 26 – 28, WasteTech is a leading ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling is renaming its Product Portfolio

    Global sensor-based sorting system manufacturer TOMRA Sorting Recycling is renaming its product portfolio as the business completes its rebranding process. Formerly known as TITECH, the business started to rebrand in February 2012 to align with its parent company, Norway-based TOMRA Systems ASA. The final step in TOMRA Sorting Recycling’s rebranding process is ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Redwave builds latest paper sorting plant at Stora Enso (Belgium)

    Stora Enso Langerbrugge Paper Mill produces premium paper products out of 100% recycled paper, collected within a 300 kilometre radius, encompassing about 80 million people. "We call it the urban forest. We get the fibre we need by collecting old paper from the households, no wood is used here to produce paper," explains Chris De Hollander, Managing Director of Stora Enso Langerbrugge Paper Mill. ...

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